quick-thinking

quick-thinking

adj
inclined to make sensible decisions very quickly, esp in a dangerous or difficult situation
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Quick-thinking sheriff officers took the mother-of-the-groom to the bathroom where they gave her oxygen while waiting for theparamedicsto arrive.
In a situation where most people would have called the emergency services and then moved to a safe distance, a quick-thinking man decided to take things into his own hands and avoided certain disaster.
He was told that Ruby's quick-thinking actions had saved him from needing skin grafts.
Firefighter Gaz Oliver, who was at the scene, praised the quick-thinking actions of the brave men.
Quick-thinking Charlotte Cleasby saved the life of her father Neil who was losing blood after a chainsaw accident in the garden
What a lucky girl to have such a brave and quick-thinking daddy.
THE family of a tot who was crushed between a car and a parked lorry say she owes her life to a quick-thinking stranger.
DETECTIVES in Solihull have released this photograph taken by a quick-thinking member of the public just moments after a theft in Lode Lane.
Det Chief Insp Tracy Hayes, said: I would like to thank the utility company workers, whose quick-thinking and brave actions prevented the car from going deeper into the water.
Summary: A quick-thinking police officer has been caught on CCTV saving a man's life at a train station in Medellin, Colombia.
THREE quick-thinking members of a South Wales council's recycling team came to the rescue of a resident who fell from a tree while chain-sawing branches.
Quick-thinking soap star Danniella Westbrook was able to save the life of a pedestrian who had collapsed in the street by drawing on her knowledge of first-aid.